Water, Glycerin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Callus Culture Extract, Xanthan Gum
PALM FREE ( glycerine is from Rape seed)
Citrustem™ anti-aging skin care ingredient from Provital SA of Spain, is made from orange stem cells and works by organizing the inner structure of the skin for a younger appearance. In facial formulations, it organizes and redensifies the dermis structure, repairs the extracellular matrix, and improves cellular adhesion. The result is skin that recovers the elasticity it had 12 years ago, with a softer and more velvety complexion, plus a younger appearance.
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells found in all multi-cellular organisms. In plants, stem cells are capable of regenerating the entire plant. The stem cells used in Citrustem™ are sourced from renewable plant material in a sustainable and ecological process, without genetic modifications or solvents.
In Vitro Test
- Increased the expression level of genes that are able to improve the extracellular matrix structure, including genes for collagen type VI, alpha 1; Elastin; and metallopeptidase ADAMTS2.
- Stimulated the proliferation of fibroblasts to increase the synthesis of collagen.
- Increased the production of keratinocyte transglutaminase, which leads to better organization and assembly of epidermal structures.
In Vivo Test on 20 women, aged 41-55 years, 3% Citrustem, used twice per day for 56 days
- Improved the sharpness of microrelief in the skin by 10.4% compared to placebo.
- Microrelief improvement is the visible result of a well organized and structured dermis.
- Improved the cohesion of the stratum corneum by 11.6% compared to placebo.
- This leads to smoother skin with a silky aspect and fewer scales.
- Skin elasticity increased by 10.06% compared to placebo, equivalent to reversal of 12 years of aging damage.
- Increased the biomechanical elastic recovery of the skin by 11.33% compared to placebo.
- Increased visible skin radiance by 8.5% compared to placebo.
- Increased skin firmness by 6.525% compared to placebo.
- Diminished wrinkles by 6.72% compared to placebo.
- Renews skin appearance. Fewer wrinkles and improved overall appearance
- The skin recovers the elastic properties it had 12 years ago
- Skin is smoother and more silky
- Add to the water phase - if used in hot process add at 45°C or below.
- Stable between a pH of 3.0 - 8.0.
Recommended usage rate: 2 - 4%
Glycerin Source: Brassica campestris - PALM FREE
Preserved with: Sodium Benzoate
- Note orders 50gm and above might be subject to shipping delay of 7 - 10 days
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